WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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At the prime age of 25, Kelvin King sees himself on a collision course with the end of his professional boxing career. In fact, the day-to-day routine of the Beddingfield High graduate is geared … more
When Jerry Sands traded his Wilson Tobs uniform for that of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Gulf Coast League affiliate in June of 2008, little did the Smithfield-Selma High and Wilson’s Mills … more
Trying to make it in the NFL is generally tough enough when you played college football at the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision level, but preparing for the biggest job interview he might ever … more
Having overcome countless obstacles on his quest to play in the National Football League, Malik Williams has learned to be patient as he tries to keep that dream alive amid the coronavirus … more
It was always going to end this way. The Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton officially pulled the band aid off Tuesday for all the social media world to see, with the Panthers announcing … more
Taylor Gray and Matt Craig opened the sixth season of the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour with victories in a thrilling Solid Rock Carriers 300 at Southern National Motorsports Park on Saturday … more
Bobby McCarty edged out Lee Pulliam to score the victory in a thrilling green-white-checkered finish in Sunday evening’s Solid Rock Carriers Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park … more
Brandon Clements scored his first Southern National Motorsports Park Limited Late Model win since 2012 in spectacular fashion, holding off Tony Grady in a breathtaking duel in Sunday’s finale … more
The fluidity between Charlotte and Greensboro continues. Dwayne Bacon was assigned to the Hornets’ NBA G League affiliate, the Swarm, on Feb. 19 and, two days later, the Hornets signed Joe … more
CHARLOTTE — The inevitable moves happened Saturday as a pair of long-time Charlotte Hornets were jettisoned to make way for a commitment to the youth movement. Marvin Williams and Michael … more
CHARLOTTE — After Charlotte knocked off the Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks on the road to open the 2020 calendar year it appeared that the Hornets had turned a corner. Seven straight … more
The second half of Coby White’s rookie season in the NBA tipped off Wednesday night, and already, the Greenfield School product has hit the wall. No, it isn’t the famed “rookie … more
Professional bowling is making a return to Wilson this weekend. Westview Lanes will be the site of the PBA50 Richie’s Automotive South Open, which begins Friday with a practice session and a … more
The NFL playoffs are in full swing, and Laken Tomlinson’s rebuilt career has him in the middle of it with the NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers, while the Detroit Lions, the team that … more
Seattle Seahawks’ D.K. Metcalf (14) pulls in a 19-yard touchdown pass over Carolina Panthers defensive back Donte Jackson during the first quarter of the Seahawks’ 30-24 win Sunday at … more
Rain arrived sooner than expected, prompting Southern National Motorsports Park to call off Saturday's on-track activity.  The race has been moved to March 1 —  a week before the CARS … more
CHARLOTTE — One day at an undetermined point in the future, Coby White will have the basketball in his hands as the Chicago Bulls attempt to win a game in the closing stages. That just … more
CHARLOTTE — Rookie PJ Washington erupted for 27 points on seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets opened the post-Kemba Walker era with a thrilling come-from-behind 126-125 win over the … more
CHARLOTTE — The Carolina Panthers motto is to “Keep Pounding.” They did just that on Sunday, finding a running play they liked and exploiting it time and time again. Using a … more
Olivia Murray first found an outlet for her competitiveness in dance.  Only there’s a problem with the sport of choreography and calculated movement: Dancing has never pitted the … more
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